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Rena Priest

Poet and performer


Rena Priest is a poet and performer. Her first book, Patriarchy Blues (MoonPath Press, 2017) received an American Book Award through the Before Columbus Foundation.She has recently been a Sustainable Arts Fellow at Mineral School Artist Residency, and her poem “Quiet Children” was nominated for a 2017 Pushcart Prize. She is a Lummi tribal member, and holds an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College.